DA chief opposes creation of separate fisheries agency
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Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol has reiterated his opposition to a proposal that seeks the creation of a separate department that will handle the fisheries sector. The Agri chief said the creation of a new department would entail additional expenditures for the government as the current P7 billion budget of BFAR would have to be increased.
Simeon, L. M. (2016, September 18). DA chief opposes creation of separate fisheries agency. Philippine Star, p. B-5.
Governments; Fisheries; Financial resources; Aquaculture; Marine aquaculture; Fishery management; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Department of Agriculture (DA); National Irrigation Administration (NIA); Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA); National Food Authority (NFA); Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA); Oceana Philippines; Piñol, Emmanuel; Ramos, Gloria
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